Home > San Francisco jobs > San Francisco trades & labor jobs

Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 3:49 PM

Requisition Number: SS:11762
Area of Interest: Purchasing
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full:time
Sr. Global Procurement Manager
The Sr. Global Procurement Manager is responsible for identifying, recommending and implementing strategic initiatives that focus on cost savings and cost avoidance in the procurement of indirect goods and services. Categories include but are not limited to corporate/store supplies, utilities, waste management, corporate fleet program, production center, and spend management/e:procurement systems. The Sr. Global Procurement Manager will provide procurement support to the Director of Procurement identifying and delivering savings and value adding opportunities related to assigned categories.
This position maintains the front line interface with our key suppliers and internal business partners to ensure the lowest cost, highest quality products and services, and superior customer service are delivered throughout the WSI global organization. The successful candidate will be an effective communicator and an expert in strategic sourcing and supply chain management techniques. The Sr. Global Procurement Manager will have lead accountability to execute category strategies and procurement initiatives.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
* Strategic price and contract negotiations. Manage negotiations, pricing, quality and availability. Research market intelligence and make strategic recommendations for purchasing components. Knowledge of raw materials price markets. Forecast price trends and their impact on future purchases
* Lead procurement processes for utilities and waste management contracts (tendering, bid evaluation and review, negotiations, contracts). Identify and drive sustainability initiatives
* Partner with Utilities Management Service, Accounts Payable, and Repairs and Maintenance on daily tasks for maintaining utilities and waste management programs for corporate facilities and stores including invoicing/payments, repairs and maintenance inquiries, shut off and supplier notices, and more
* Manage corporate production center and fleet programs and identify and recommend strategic cost savings/avoidance initiatives
* Manage relationship with cloud:based spend management/e:procurement vendor and develop strategic initiatives to increase adoption rates and efficiencies across the organization
* Manage corporate/store office supply and janitorial/sanitation programs
* Develop and maintain category strategy to meet category objectives: Best cost, quality, service, and resilience. Ensure that the category strategy aligns with WSI current and future needs
* Document and communicate category strategy to Director of Procurement and other leadership and stakeholders
* Leverage support teams and tools to effectively and efficiently execute targeted cost savings and achieve results against established milestones
* Develop close working relationships with suppliers to support demanding and fluctuating project timelines
* Benchmark suppliers against metrics to assure logistic and cost performance
* Establish vendor management process to monitor and improve vendor performance as appropriate. Be the lead contact for suppliers in these categories, working in close partnership with internal teams
* Identify sourcing and other savings opportunities within assigned indirect spent categories and collaborate with cross:functional project teams to identify global strategic sourcing initiatives.
* Develop and maintain a portfolio of best in class suppliers and assess supplier market
* Develops supplier scorecards, service level agreements, and key performance indicators
* Lead contract negotiations and manage the competitive bidding process for identified opportunities
* 5+ years of procurement experience, retail preferred
* Experience managing utilities an


• Location: San Francisco

• Post ID: 95715017 sf is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2018